Does Maradona Deserve Some Credit For Toon Promotion?
Jonas Gutierrez is delighted he chose to stay with Newcastle United this season . but says Diego Maradona gave him the go ahead. Jonas Gutierrez: "When the time came to decide whether or not I was going to stay I made my decision after speaking with Diego. "He told me that everything would depend on how I was playing and not where I was playing and that added to the commitment the club showed to me made my mind up to stay. "Now I’m just so happy about promotion. "I have achieved my first objective which was to help get Newcastle up. "I set out at the start of the season to go step-by-step and not get ahead of myself but now I can start thinking about preparing myself for South Africa."